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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Knowledge Identifier: !British_Academy_of_Film_and_Television_Arts

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image - film, television and games add

Category: Movies & TV

Activity starting in 1947.

Countries: United Kingdom (48%), United States (18%), (11%)

Main connections: BBC, Richard Curtis, Aneel Ahmad

Linked to: TVGN, YouTube, Laika

 

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1947

BAFTA started out as the "'British Film Academy"', founded in 1947 by directors David Lean, Alexander Korda, Roger Manvell, Laurence Olivier, Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, Michael Balcon, Carol Reed, and other major figures of the British film industry add something


 

The first Film awards ceremony took place in May 1949 and honoured "The Best Years of Our Lives", "Odd Man Out" and "The World Is Rich" add something


 

The "'Guild of Television Producers and Directors"' was set up in 1953 with the first awards ceremony in October 1954, and in 1958 merged with the British Film Academy to form the "'Society of Film and Television Arts"', whose inaugural meeting was held at Buckingham Palace and presided over by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh add something


 

They have been awarded annually since 1954 add something

 

Alma Duncan - It was nominated for a BAFTA award in 1954 as a documentary film


1955

In 1955, a design was commissioned by Andrew Miller-Jones of the Guild of Television Producers add something


 

Until 1958, they were awarded by the Guild of Television Producers and Directors add something

 

Windom's Way - It was nominated for four British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards in 1958

 

Maggie Smith - One of Smith's earliest acting citations was as nominee for Most Promising Newcomer to Film of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for "Nowhere To Go" in 1958


1959

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was the first President of the Society of Film and Television Arts in 1959 to 1965, followed by The Earl Mountbatten of Burma and The Princess Royal, who was its President from 1972 to 2001 add something


1960

John Schlesinger - By the 1960s, he had virtually given up acting to concentrate on a directing career, and another of his earlier directorial efforts, the British Transport Films' documentary Terminus, gained a Venice Film Festival Gold Lion and a British Academy Award.


1962

David Lean, most famous for his 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia", was the founding Chairman of the Academy add something


1966

Wilfred Shingleton - He won a BAFTA for the wartime flying epic "The Blue Max" in 1966, after which he moved seamlessly into the world of TV, working on the stylish hit series "The Avengers"


 

From 1968 until 1997, BAFTA's Film and Television awards were presented together, but from 1998 onwards they were presented at two separate ceremonies add something


 

They have been awarded annually since 1969 add something


1976

In 1976, HM The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Princess Royal and The Earl Mountbatten of Burma officially opened the organisation's headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, London, and in March the Society officially became known as the "'British Academy of Film and Television Arts"' add something


1980

Don't Look Now - Extras include an introduction by film journalist Alan Jones, an audio commentary by director Nicolas Roeg, a retrospective documentary featurette , an extract from a 1980s documentary about Roeg , and interviews with Donald Sutherland, composer Pino Donaggio , scriptwriter Allan Scott, cinematographer Anthony Richmond and film director Danny Boyle, as well as a "compressed" version of the film made by Boyle for a BAFTA tribute


1981

Jerzy Kosinski - British Academy of Film and Television Arts - The film won the 1981 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Screenplay *award, as well as the 1980 Writers Guild of America *award for Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium


1982

James Guthrie (record producer) - Guthrie received a British Academy of Film and Television Arts *award for Best Film Sound in 1982 for his work on the film,

 

David Puttnam - In 1982, he received the BAFTA Michael Balcon *award for his outstanding contribution to the British Film Industry


1983

Blade Runner - Despite being well received by fans and critically acclaimed and nominated in 1983 for a BAFTA and Golden Globe as best original score, and the promise of a soundtrack album from Polydor Records in the end titles of the film, the release of the official soundtrack recording was delayed for over a decade


1984

Trading Places - The film received several *award nominations in 1984 including an Academy *award, two Golden Globes, and three BAFTA *awards


1989

Since 1989, BAFTA has continued to specifically champion the film, television and game industries in Scotland by celebrating excellence, championing new Scottish talent and reaching out to the public add something


1990

Sigourney Weaver - By the early 1990s, Weaver appeared in several films including Ang Lee's "The Ice Storm", earning her another Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress and winning a BAFTA Award, followed by "Dave" opposite Kevin Kline and Frank Langella


1991

Memphis Belle (film) - The film score, by George Fenton, was nominated for a BAFTA award for Best Original Film Score in 1991


1995

Jennifer Ehle - Her performance as Elizabeth Bennet in the BBC 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's classic "Pride and Prejudice" earned her a British Academy of Film and Television Arts *award


 

Since they began in 1996, the annual New Talent awards highlight the creativity that exists in Scotland by recognising and rewarding talented individuals who have started to work in the film, television and games industries add something

 

Breaking the Waves - Emily Watson was nominated for the 1996 Academy Award for Best Actress, the 1996 British Academy of Film and Television Arts award and the National Society of Film Critics prize

 

Oliver Knussen - He was married to Sue Knussen, a US-born producer and director of music programmes for BBC television and for the UK's Channel 4 – for which she made "Leaving Home", an introduction to 20th century music presented by Simon Rattle in a series of seven one-hour programmes, which won the 1996 BAFTA *award for "Best Arts Series"

 

Pride and Prejudice (1995 TV series) - "Pride and Prejudice" received BAFTA Television *award nominations for "Best Drama Serial", "Best Costume Design", and "Best Make Up/Hair" in 1996


1997

Orange (telecommunications) - Orange has been an official partner of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards since 1997


 

BAFTA first recognised video games and other interactive media at its inaugural "BAFTA Interactive Entertainment awards" ceremony during 1998, the first major change of its rules since the admittance of television thirty years earlier add something


 

During the first ten years, one award was given at each event, named the 'Britannia award for Excellence in Film', but since 1999 the number of awards has increased add something


2000

Richard Johnson (actor) - He was appointed to the Council of RADA in 2000, and has served as a Council Member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the 1970s

 

Amanda Berry OBE has been Chief Executive of the organisation since December 2000 add something


 

The ceremony previously was performed during April or May of each year, but from 2002 since it has been held in February to precede the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Academy awards, or Oscars add something

 

Joel Hopkins - He won 2002's British Academy of Film and Television Arts Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer, as well as a number of other awards at film festivals where the film was screened

 

Morvern Callar (film) - The movie received the 2002 Scottish BAFTA Award for Best Actress , the 2002 C.I.C.A.E. Award and the Award Of The Youth at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival


2003

Back to the Future Part II - The film won the Saturn *award for Best Special Effects and a BAFTA Film *award for Ken Ralston, the special effects supervisor, an Internet-voted 2003 AOL Movies DVD Premiere *award for the trilogy DVDs, a Golden Screen *award, a Young Artist *award, and the Blimp *awards for Favorite Movie Actor , and Favorite Movie Actress at the 1990 Kids' Choice *awards


2004

Jonathan Ross - For the chat show, Ross won three British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards for Best Entertainment Performance, in 2004, 2006 and 2007


2005

John Barry (composer) - He was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2005

 

Jesper Kyd - It was awarded Best Original Music by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the 2005 BAFTA Games Awards and won Best Cinematic / Cut-Scene Audio at the 2005 G.A.N.G. Awards

 

Tom Hooper - The premiere of the film in the United Kingdom came on BBC Two in 2005, making it eligible for the BAFTA Television *awards; it was nominated in the Best Single Drama category at the 2006 ceremony


2006

During 2006, BAFTA announced its decision "to give video games equal status with film and television", and the Academy now advertises video games as its third major topic in recognition of its importance as an art form of moving images add something

 

Casino Royale (2006 film) - At the 2006 British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards, "Casino Royale" won the Film *award for Best Sound , and the Orange Rising Star *award, which was won by Eva Green

 

The Devil Wears Prada (film) - The following day, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced its 2006 nominations; Blunt, Field, McKenna and Streep were all among the nominees, as were makeup artist and hairstylists Nicki Ledermann and Angel de Angelis

 

Harold Pinter - In June 2006, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts hosted a celebration of Pinter's films curated by his friend, the playwright David Hare

 

Cunliffe's distinct design is now a symbol recognised worldwide; she passed away on 30 December 2006 in Oxford, England add something


 

Since 2007 the Children's awards have included a Kids Vote award voted by children younger than age 14 and a CBBC Me and My Movie award, a children's filmmaking initiative to inspire and enable children to make their own movies and tell their own stories add something

 

Will Wright (game designer) - In 2007 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded him a fellowship, the first given to a game designer

 

Richard Curtis - In 2007, Curtis received the BAFTA Academy Fellowship *award, the highest *award the British Film Academy can give a filmmaker

 

Richard Curtis - In May 2007 he received the BAFTA Fellowship at the British Academy Television *awards in recognition of his successful career in film and television and his charity efforts


2008

Mickey Rourke - In the 2008 film "The Wrestler", Rourke portrayed a past-his-prime wrestler, and received a 2009 Golden Globe *award, a BAFTA *award, and a nomination for an Academy *award

 

Anthony Hopkins - Hopkins became a Fellow of the !British_Academy_of_Film_and_Television_Arts at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in February 2008.

 

Wallander (UK TV series) - A public screening of "Sidetracked" was given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 10 November 2008, and was followed by a question-and-answer session with Philip Martin and Kenneth Branagh


2009

From 2009 onwards, the ceremonies were performed at the London Hilton Park Lane and were hosted by Dara Ó Briain add something

 

Monty Python - An official 40th anniversary Monty Python reunion event took place in New York City on 15 October 2009, where the team received a Special *award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts


 

As of 2010 the awards ceremony includes 19 categories across movies, television, video games and online content add something

 

Martina Amati - Her first three short films won the BAFTA , the BAFTA L/A Certificate of Excellence , and received another BAFTA nomination in 2010 for "Chalk", which won the BIFA among a number of other International Awards

 

Paul Farrer - In 2010, Farrer became a member of The British Academy of Film and Television Arts

 

Flickerfest - In 2010, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts recognised that if a film from the UK won a category at Flickerfest, the film became eligible for a BAFTA nomination

 

Kindle Entertainment - Kindle Entertainment went on to win the BAFTA for Best Independent Production Company of the Year in 2010, 2011 and 2014

 

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge - William succeeded Lord Attenborough in 2010 as the fifth President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts

 

Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, has been President of the Academy since February 2010 add something

 

Charlie McDonnell - On 6 June 2010, McDonnell presented the YouTube Audience *award to "The Inbetweeners" as part of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Television *awards


2011

Gemma Arterton - In 2011, Arterton was nominated twice by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for her performances in "Tamara Drewe" and "The Disappearance of Alice Creed"

 

Christopher Nolan - In 2011, Nolan received the Britannia *award for Artistic Excellence in Directing from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year *award from American Cinema Editors

 

Mass Effect (video game) - The sequel was a critical success and received multiple year-end *awards, including Game of the Year at the 2011 D.I.C.E. *awards and Best Game at the 2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards

 

Tom Hooper - In February 2011, he was presented with the Academy *award for Best Director, though lost the BAFTA *award for Best Direction to David Fincher

 

Robert Sheehan - In May 2011 he was nominated for a BAFTA in the "Male Supporting Actor" category for his role in "Misfits" as Nathan Young

 

The Hobbit (film series) - The casting of Cumberbatch was prematurely revealed by his "Sherlock" co-star Martin Freeman during the BAFTA Television *awards in May 2011


2012

BAFTA Los Angeles celebrated its 25th year in 2012 add something

 

Aneel Ahmad - In 2012 Boy in the Tree was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts For Best short film

 

Aneel Ahmad - In 2012 his short film Boy In Tree was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts & In 2014 his short film Checkpost was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts

 

Martina Amati - With her short dramas Amati won a BAFTA , a BAFTA Los Angeles Certificate of Excellence , and received another BAFTA nomination in 2012 for "Chalk", which won the BIFA alongside other International *awards

 

EE (telecommunications company) - On 14 November 2012 the company announced that the EE brand would replace the Orange brand as sponsor of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards in 2013


2013

Howard Shore - However, the score was hugely successful and won Shore his first Oscar, as well as a Grammy Award, and nominations for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. A cue from this film was used in a teaser for 2013's Superman film, "Man of Steel"

 

Jon Hare - In 2013 'Sensible Software 1986-1999' a biographical book about Sensible Software featuring extensive interviews with Hare, and numerous other Sensible members and game industry personalities, plus over 100 pages of artwork reproductions of much of Hare's earlier work as a game artist, was launched by independent book publisher ROM. Written by esteemed games journalist Gary Penn it was the first and, to date, 'only' book about the computer games industry to feature in the BAFTA library and archive in London

 

Kelly-Anne Lyons - The series is currently filming Series 2 after being nominated for Best Comedy at the 2013 Children's British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards

 

Gabe Newell - In March 2013 Newell received the BAFTA Fellowship Award for his outstanding and exceptional creative contribution to the video games industry

 

Richard Curtis - In September 2013, Curtis delivered a screenwriting lecture as part of the BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lecture Series

 

Benedict Cumberbatch - In September 2013, he has been honored by BAFTA Los Angeles with a Britannia *award for "British Artist of the Year" for his "masterful performances in television, film and theatre


 

From 2014 the "BAFTA Television awards" will be open to TV programmes which are only broadcast online add something

 

Bossa Studios - Bossa developed the BAFTA 2014 nominated "Surgeon Simulator", which was the product of a game jam

 

Aneel Ahmad - In 2014 Checkpost was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts For Best short film

 

Ray Panthaki - In 2014 he was announced as one of 18 BAFTA 'Breakthrough Brits' a celebration of Britain's stars of tomorrow alongside fellow actors Stacy Martin, Katie Leung and Callum Turner

 

Julie Walters - She has won two BAFTA Film *awards, four BAFTA TV *awards and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2014

 

Ray Panthaki - The Film's Director Keri Collins won 'Best Breakthrough' at the 2014 BAFTA Cymru for his work on the Film


2015

Since 2015, BAFTA has been offering scholarships for British citizens to study in China, vice versa add something

 

Bossa Studios - In 2015 Bossa was nominated for yet another BAFTA for its mobile game "Twelve a Dozen", which required players use their heads to solve mathematical platforming puzzles

 

Miles Teller - In 2015, Teller received a nomination for the BAFTA Rising Star *award

 

Lesley Manville - She starred opposite Stellan Skaarsgaard in the 2015 BBC drama "River", which earned her a nomination for the the 2016 BAFTA TV *award for Best Supporting Actress

 

Sarah Lancashire - In April 2015 she received her fourth BAFTA television nomination, her first in the Best Actress category


2016

Sharon Horgan - In 2016, she was *awarded the BAFTA TV *award for Best Writer: Comedy, along with Rob Delaney

 

Lesley Manville - In the same year, she starred opposite Stellan Skaarsgaard in the BBC drama "River", which earned her a nomination for the 2016 BAFTA TV *award for Best Supporting Actress

 

Norwich Film Festival - There were six screenings of short films submitted to the festival, and the weekend closed with a screening of the 2016 BAFTA Shorts Tour, with another Q&A afterwards

 

Richard Attenborough - Arts for India charity committee to honour Sir Richard Attenborough posthumously on 19 October 2016 at an event hosted at the home of BAFTA.


2017

In 2017, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts introduced new entry rules for British Films Only starting from 2018 season add something

 

Since 2017, the BAFTA ceremony was held at the Royal Albert Hall add something

 

Charlie Brooker - At the BAFTA TV *awards 2017, his show "Charlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe" won for Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

 

Sally Hawkins - In 2017, she reprised her role as Mary Brown in "Paddington 2", and played the lead role of Elisa Esposito in the fantasy film "The Shape of Water", to universal acclaim, receiving nominations for the Academy Award and BAFTA *award for Best Actress

 

Lesley Manville - She starred opposite Peter Mullan in the BBC sitcom "Mum", for which she was nominated for the 2017 BAFTA TV *award for Best Female Comedy Performance


2018

Ridley Scott - In 2018 Scott received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement

 

Ridley Scott - In 2018 he received the highest accolade from BAFTA, the BAFTA Fellowship, for lifetime achievement

 

Nolan North - North will be honored at a special event hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts during Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018, where he will be given a Special *award for his "outstanding contribution to performance in games"


2019

Brad Bird - On January 6, 2019, Bird, during a red carpet interview for the BAFTA Tea Party, announced he was working with frequent collaborator Michael Giacchino on an original musical film that will contain about 20 minutes of animation in it

 

Epic Games - Epic Games was given the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Special *award in June 2019 for its past and continuing developments for the Unreal Engine